Travel Blogs from Suzhou
I know, it's not the best internet security, but it is easy and works!
Anyway, back to HostelWorld..
All I wanted to so was check if they had applied a credit to my account like the guy promised on the phone last time I booked with them. Turns out they hadn't - but it took me a good 15 minutes to find that out!
First I had to try and establish which email address I used, which was easy enough once I remembered all my emails ...
Before we finally jump fully in the backpacking lifestyle, we rewarded ourselves with one last 5 Star luxary treatment at Timmy & Baran's.
Their palace style villa is a hidden secret spot, available on invitation only. A tranquile place, warmly, welcoming, just priceless! We were very lucky having the pleasure to enjoy their hospitality and are really gratefull to have made ...
... things sound like a butterfly on a lillyflower?
Anyway, we handed over the keys, closed the door for the last time from the outside. So here we are, on the streets with all we own in a few bags. The hangover and the slight alcohol breath from the farewell party the night before certainly helps to make this thought of being homeless an even more real ...
What to pack what to throw away what to leave behind and what to send away.... No matter which, sooner or later it all has to end up in a bag or a box.
Finally the backpack is packed and ready to go but as usuall on the ...
... gardens were not in peak condition, in a cold February, but were extensive and featured carefully managed bonsai gardens, scenic walkways and small halls and gardens (called things like the Hall of Distant Fragrance, and so on).We left Suzhou next day, bound for Shanghai again. We have managed to bring forward our flights to Sydney to 5 February, so we will have three days back in Shanghai, before moving on.
Martin & ...